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How More Than a Century of Antarctic Agriculture Is Helping Scientists Grow...

Scientists just grew plants in soil from the moon, but the world's southernmost continent has... (more)

Daniella McCahey
Scientists Grow Plants in Moon Soil for the First Time

The seeds grew in lunar soil collected during Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions decades... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 20, 2022
Steak’s Next Frontier: Customized and Lab-Grown to Order

Advancements in cell-grown meat offer consumers more choice without harming any animals. Is it really... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 28, 2022
Opinion: Cow’s Milk Without the Cow? How Cellular Agriculture Could Change the...

Technological changes that eliminate the need for livestock will likely disrupt the dairy industry as... (more)

Evan Bowness, Robert Newell and Sarah-Louise Ruder
February 27, 2022
How Will Fish Survive the World’s Warming Waters?

Scientists are working to breed fish that can endure and adapt to environmental changes over... (more)

Anne N. Connor
February 26, 2022
Meet the New Generation of Microbial Farmers

In an effort to replace chemical additives in food, scientists are harnessing the power of... (more)

Danielle Bernabe
February 25, 2022
Studying How Cotton Seedlings Grow in Zero Gravity

To better understand root systems on Earth, scientists sent 48 cotton seeds to grow on... (more)

Shea Swenson
February 24, 2022
The Future of Farming in Space

Why companies are looking beyond Earth for viable farmland.

Leah Garden
February 24, 2022
A Produce Garden Flourishes Beneath the Ligurian Sea

More than 100 different fruits and vegetables have taken root in Nemo’s Garden, with other... (more)

Chrissie McClatchie
February 23, 2022
The New Building Blocks of Our Favorite Foods

The future of food might not involve food at all. At least not in the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 22, 2022